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RADAR Repairer (94M)

  • Enlisted
  • Officer
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve
  • Open to Women
  • Entry Level

Overview

The radar repairer is an essential member of the Army communications maintenance team and performs maintenance on ground surveillance radar and associated equipment.

Job Duties

  • Inspect, test, and adjust system components and test equipment to specific tolerances
  • Perform initial, in-process, on-site technical and quality control inspections
  • Troubleshoot radar and associated equipment assemblies, subassemblies, modular and circuit elements for deficiencies and malfunctions
  • Repair, remove and replace defective components and parts
  • Prepare and maintain equipment logs, equipment modification and utilization records, exchange tags and calibration data cards

Requirements

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

Training

Job training for radar repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 45 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions, including practice in repairing and replacing equipment parts.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Application of electronic principles and concepts
  • Inspection techniques and procedures
  • Use of electronic test equipment
  • Repair and replacement of radar equipment

Helpful Skills

  • General understanding of math and physics
  • Interest in working with electronic equipment and radar communication
  • Ability to apply electronic principles and concepts

Required ASVAB Score(s)

Electronics (EL) : 107

Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.

Compensation

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.

Education Benefits

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.

Future Civilian Careers

The skills you learn will prepare you for a career as a communications technician with engineering firms, the federal government or aircraft and military hardware manufacturers.

PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program

Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experience and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.

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